Leonie Saft

Leonie Saft

Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: BioClinicum J6:20, Akademiska stråket 1, 17164 Solna
Postal address: K7 Onkologi-Patologi, K7 Forskning Rassidakis, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Senior consultant (MD PhD) at the Department of Clinical Pathology and Cancer Diagnostics, Karolinska University Laboratory (KUL), Solna.
    Teamleader at the Division of Hematopathology and Flow cytometry, KUL, Solna.


  • Myeloid and lymphoid neoplasms with focus on the molecular characterization of lymphomas and acute leukemias.
    Artificial Intelligence in Digital Pathology with focus on bone marrow diagnostics.
    Participation in International Multicenter Studies on flow cytometry in diagnostic hematology (European Leukemia Net MDS Flow Working Group).


  • Teaching within the Medical Student and Post-doc Program at KI.
    Visiting lecturer in the Medical Student and Dentist Program at Semmelweis University, Budapest.
    Teaching of Medical doctors in Specialist Training (ST) with focus on diagnostic hematopathology. Course leader for two ST courses (2023) in bone marrow diagnostics and lymphoma diagnostics and teacher in previous ST courses organized by the Swedish KVAST group for Hematopathology.
    Participation in webinars on Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) (European Association for Hematopathology, EA4HP) and web-based educational courses on MDS.
    Regular participation in Bone marrow workshops and other educational activities by the European Bone Marrow Working Group (EBMWG).


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2026

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, 2013

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